For many, Memorial Day is a time for reflection as we honor those who have served and died in our nation's armed forces. As you celebrate, take time to give thanks. What are you most grateful for? Is it the protection of the military? Freedom? Family? Share your brief story, photo or video.
"I am grateful for my health.
"I am grateful for each day, for the police that are trying to protect us ...
"I am most grateful, above all, to be in America.
"I'm most grateful for my education.
It's an unusually cool and rainy day in May, but that doesn't stop Lela Palmer from stopping by her ceramics class at the Cary Senior Center in Cary, North Carolina.
Roberta Lumsdon, 78, once spent five years in Europe while her husband served part of his 23-year stint in the United States Air Force.
Every Thursday afternoon, Ruth Strickland, 80, rides a bus to the Cary Senior Center, where she spends her afternoon knitting blankets and writing out Bible verses for veterans.With a son who is a former marine, she says she's most grateful to be living in the U.S.